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New Statewide Flood Plan in Texas

Recovery Diva

From HSNW: Texas’ First-Ever Statewide Flood Plan Estimates 5 Million Live in Flood-Prone Areas. “The state’s flood plan shows which Texans are most at risk of flooding and suggests billions of dollars more are needed for flood mitigation projects. Texas plans to reduce the risk for those people by recommending solutions to harden Texas against floods and rising sea levels.

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Choosing the Right IT Infrastructure: Cloud, On-Premises, or Hybrid?

NexusTek

READ TIME: 4 MIN May 29, 2024 Choosing the Right IT Infrastructure: Cloud, On-Premises, or Hybrid? In today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape, businesses face a critical decision: selecting the most suitable IT infrastructure. The choice between cloud, on-premises, and hybrid solutions is not merely a technical decision but a strategic one that impacts operational efficiency, cost management, security, and scalability.

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North Korea's October Surprise: A Nuclear Weapons Test?

The Rand Blog

Some in the United States worry that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could carry out an October surprise by doing a nuclear weapon test just before the U.S. presidential election this year. Could Kim do that? We don't know, but he certainly has a number of reasons for doing so.

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Boosting the Power of EDA Workloads on Modern Data Platform

Pure Storage

Boosting the Power of EDA Workloads on Modern Data Platform by Pure Storage Blog Industry demand and ubiquitous access to chip design tools has caused a resurgence in very large-scale integration (VLSI) designs and smarter electronic design automation (EDA) tools. Hyperscale cloud providers like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft—along with consumer computing companies like Apple—are heavily focused on building proprietary processor designs specific to their needs, while other manufacturers like Inte

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SME Relationships: Proven Solutions for Seamless Collaboration and Success

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

💢 Do you find yourself stuck in never-ending review cycles? Are you wondering if your Subject Matter Expert actually got that last review request? Are you having trouble trying to decipher impractical or conflicting feedback? 💢 If any of these scenarios sounds familiar, you may benefit from a crash course on managing SME relationships!

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Displacees from Disasters

Recovery Diva

From The Conversation: Who is displaced by tornadoes, wildfires and other disasters tells a story of vulnerability and recovery challenges in America “Decades of disaster research, including from our team at the University of Delaware’s Disaster Research Center, make at least two things crystal clear: First, people’s social circumstances – such as the resources available to them, how much they can rely on others for help, and challenges they face in their daily life – can lead them to expe

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Proposed Cooling Policy Would Cause Air Conditioning Usage to Rise, Risking Blackouts

The Rand Blog

Los Angeles County's Board of Supervisors is considering a policy that would establish a temperature threshold for rental units. Before it becomes law, it is crucial that policymakers assess the impact of the new policy on the electrical grid and whether or not it will actually help the people it intends to help.

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SIA New Member Profile: Technova Industries

Security Industry Association

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Technova Industries works to pioneer the future of data analytics by delivering cutting-edge solutions to facilitate seamless system integration and optimize business processes. The company is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, with a branch in Paris, Frances, and an eye toward global expansion. SIA spoke with Aymen Azim, CEO of Technova Industries, about the company, the security industry and working with SIA.

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NexusTek Earns Spot on CRN’s 2024 Solution Provider 500 List

NexusTek

May 28, 2024 NexusTek Earns Spot on CRN’s 2024 Solution Provider 500 List Denver, CO, May 28, 2024 — NexusTek, a national managed service provider, is proud to announce that CRN ® , a brand of The Channel Company , has ranked NexusTek on its 2024 Solution Provider 500 list. CRN’s annual Solution Provider 500 recognizes North America’s largest solution providers by revenue and serves as a prominent benchmark of many of the channel’s most successful companies.

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Storage and Data Protection News for the Week of May 31; Updates from Hitachi Vantara, Scality, Zendata & More

Solutions Review

Solutions Review Executive Editor Tim King curated this list of notable storage and data protection news for the week of May 31, 2024. Keeping tabs on all the most relevant storage and data protection news can be a time-consuming task. As a result, our editorial team aims to provide a summary of the top headlines from the last week, in this space. Solutions Review editors will curate vendor product news, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital funding, talent acquisition, and other noteworthy

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Is Training the Right Solution?

Speaker: Tim Buteyn

Let's set the scene: you’ve identified a critical performance gap in your organization and need to close that gap. A colleague suggests training, but you suspect there’s something going on that training can’t address. How can you determine if training is the right solution before you commit your budget and resources to a new training program? In this webinar, you will learn how to determine if training is the right solution using the Behavior Engineering Model.

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Securing AI Model Weights: Q&A with Sella Nevo

The Rand Blog

Considering the transformative potential and immense commercial value of artificial intelligence systems, it's becoming more and more important to safeguard AI from bad actors. But what does that look like in practice? And where should you even begin?

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Creating Safe Workplaces for Intersectional Communities

BMC

June marks dual observations of Pride Month and Juneteenth, where LGBTQ+ and Black communities, alongside their allies, celebrate their accomplishments while acknowledging and bringing awareness to the work that lies ahead. The current climate of world events, negative-impact legislative changes , and an increase in hate crimes highlight the importance of having safe spaces for inclusivity with psychological and physical safety for both communities.

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Why Identity Is the New Network Perimeter

Pure Storage

Why Identity Is the New Network Perimeter by Pure Storage Blog Once upon a time, when all enterprise computing happened on premises, the network perimeter was easy to define. Antivirus software and a firewall with detection and prevention were all that we needed to stay secure. Today’s IT departments face a much more complex landscape. Users are dispersed globally, often use their own devices, and often are not employees—creating another layer of risk.

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Understanding Recovery Time Objectives: A Key Component in Business Continuity

Erwood Group

Recovery Time Objective: A Key Component in Business Continuity Understanding Recovery Time Objectives: A Key Component in Business Continuity In the business world, change occurs rapidly, and maintaining operational resilience even during these changes is critical. An essential component of this operational resilience is the Recovery Time Objective (RTO).

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Revitalizing Dry Content: A Lesson in Engagement

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

We’ve all been there. You’ve been given a pile of dry content and asked to create a compelling eLearning course. You’re determined to create something more engaging than the same old course that learners quickly click through, but how do you take this “boring” content and create something relevant and engaging? Many instructional designers will say, “Boring in means boring out.

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Sudanese Women as Agents of Change in the Wake of Conflict

The Rand Blog

The women of Sudan are ready to help design a peace movement that protects themselves and their children. Support from international actors and the African diaspora could go a long way in creating space for Sudanese women to play a central role in Sudan's future.

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SMEs: The economic backbone of Singapore and prime target of cyberthreats

Acronis

In a six-person panel of renowned IT security and SME business leaders from startups to Fortune 100 companies, the panelists united to redefine the threat landscape, identify the security challenges of SMEs, explore industry insights and share their expertise in an era of digital transformation with a focus on Singaporean and Asian markets.

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How to Restore a Microsoft SQL Database?

Unitrends

Restoring a Microsoft SQL database is a critical task for database administrators and IT professionals. This process is essential for recovering lost data due to corruption, accidental deletion or hardware failures. Understanding the restoration process is key to minimizing downtime and maintaining business continuity. In this blog post, we’ll discuss what restoring a Microsoft SQL […] The post How to Restore a Microsoft SQL Database?

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Call for Volunteers: SIA Standards and Technology Committees, Advisory Boards and Working Groups

Security Industry Association

Are you passionate about the security industry? Do you want to help the Security Industry Association (SIA) enhance its efforts around key standards and technology topics? SIA is seeking new members for its standards and technology advisory boards, committees and working groups. Learn more about these opportunities here, and join us for one of the upcoming meetings happening in June 2024!

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Brain Fog HQ: Memory Enhancement Techniques for Professional Development

Speaker: Chester Santos – Author, International Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach, Corporate Trainer, Memory Expert, U.S. Memory Champion

In October, scientists discovered that 75% of patients who experienced brain fog had a lower quality of life at work than those who did not. At best, brain fog makes you slower and less efficient. At worst, your performance and cognitive functions are impaired, resulting in memory, management, and task completion problems. In this entertaining and interactive presentation, Chester Santos, "The International Man of Memory," will assist you in developing life-changing skills that will greatly enha

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India's National Elections—A New Ingredient in the Mix

The Rand Blog

As India's national elections enter their 7th and final phase of voting on June 1, a new influential phenomenon has emerged: the proliferation of what may be called “micro-news providers” almost entirely broadcasting through the medium of YouTube.

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Fargate vs. ECS

Pure Storage

Fargate vs. ECS by Pure Storage Blog As more businesses adopt cloud-driven software development, containerization has become a popular approach to deploying and managing applications, thanks to its flexibility. However, with this flexibility comes the challenge of choosing the right container management solution. Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers two great solutions to address this concern: Fargate and ECS.

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From Insights to Action: Navigating Risk Management in 2024 & Beyond

LogisManager

From Insights to Action: Navigating Risk Management in 2024 & Beyond IMPACT 2024 Keynote with Steven Minsky, CEO of LogicManager Duration: 60 Minutes Presenter: Steven Minsky , CEO and Founder of LogicManager Summary: We’ve all seen how failures in risk management, often due to human error, can have severe consequences. These failures are preventable.

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Get to Know the Top Winner and Judges’ Choice Awardee From the 2024 SIA New Products and Solutions Awards

Security Industry Association

In these videos, hear from Best New Product winner IronYun and Judges’ Choice recipient SWEAR about their innovative security products and solutions showcased at ISC West 2024. New videos from the SIA New Products and Solutions (NPS) Awards ! Established in 1979, the SIA NPS Awards recognize innovative physical security products, services and solutions.

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Google and Yahoo raise the bar: A great opportunity for service providers

Acronis

Beginning February 1, 2024, along with new guidelines on easy unsubscribing and acceptable spam rates, Google will require senders of bulk email to personal accounts to have three levels of authentication: SPF, DKIM and DMARC. Yahoo is implementing similar policies, too.

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Escaping the SSD Trap: Enter Pure Storage’s DirectFlash Modules (Part 2 of 2)

Pure Storage

Escaping the SSD Trap: Enter Pure Storage’s DirectFlash Modules (Part 2 of 2) by Pure Storage Blog When it comes to the storage devices at the heart of all-flash array (AFA) systems, there are two product strategies: Vendors use either commodity off-the-shelf (COTS) SSDs sourced from disk vendors, or they build their own devices. We’ve seen the implications of going down the COTS SSD path in Part 1 of this “Beyond the Hype” blog on “The SSD Trap.

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IMPACT 2024 Keynote Presentation by Steven Minsky, CEO of LogicManager

LogisManager

IMPACT 2024 CEO Keynote Duration: 60 Minutes Presenter: Steven Minsky , CEO and Founder of LogicManager Watch On-Demand Here: Related Content Failure in Risk Management: The Turbulent Times of Boeing Airlines How ERM Can Save Your Business from Remote Work Disasters AI Survival Guide: 5 Strategies to Stay Relevant in an Evolving Business Landscape

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How to Get Back the File You Just Deleted or Moved with One Simple Keyboard Shortcut

Erwood Group

How to Get Back the File You Just Deleted or Moved with One Simple Keyboard Shortcut How to Get Back the File You Just Deleted or Moved with One Simple Keyboard Shortcut In our busy and often distracted world whether at play or at work, it’s easy to accidentally delete or move a file you desperately need. This common mistake can cause significant frustration and potentially derail your productivity by taking up countless time searching for it.

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Developing an Economic Security Agenda for NATO

The Rand Blog

To effectively prepare for the new threats posed by Russia and China, NATO leaders should work to build a new sense of political cohesion, recognizing that economic issues have important bearing on allied security. The upcoming Washington Summit is an opportunity for NATO to strengthen its economic security posture.

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Announcing Innovations Designed to Keep Pace as AI and Cyber Resilience Evolve 

Pure Storage

Announcing Innovations Designed to Keep Pace as AI and Cyber Resilience Evolve by Pure Storage Blog Once upon a time, when all enterprise computing happened on premises, the network perimeter was easy to define. Antivirus software and a firewall with detection and prevention were all that we needed to stay secure. Today’s IT departments face a much more complex landscape.

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Facing Dynamic Risk Means Expecting the Unexpected

Alert Media

Learn what dynamic risk is and how to do a dynamic risk assessment to keep yourself and your organization safe from unexpected emergencies.

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Misgivings Cloud First-in-Nation Colorado AI Law: Implications and Considerations for the Security Industry

Security Industry Association

Governor Asks for Further Refinement and Federal Preemption On May 17, 2024, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed into law Senate Bill 205 ( SB-205 ), making Colorado the first state in the nation to enact a measure regulating artificial intelligence (AI) that is applicable broadly. Following a winding path that started with importing a bill drafted in Connecticut with just three weeks left in the legislative session for consideration, numerous last-minute changes were made with little time for stak

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Strengthening Military Investments and Cooperation in Northeast Asia as Military Threats Grow

The Rand Blog

The United States currently lacks the military capability to defend South Korea, Taiwan, and other allies simultaneously. To ensure security in Northeast Asia, the United States needs to increase its military investments and enhance allied cooperation.